6.7 SOCCCD: Academic Personnel Actions…
ASSISTANT DEAN OF FINANCIAL AID AND STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES – ID #, Irvine Valley College, Integrated Academic and Classified Administrators/Classified Managers Salary Schedule Range 20 (Academic Administration)
To provide leadership to plan, develop, organize, schedule, implement, direct, improve and evaluate the financial aid, veterans, scholarship, ambassador, outreach, and other assigned student support services programs, operations and activities at a community college; prepare and administer annual program budgets; ensure compliance with District policies and applicable state and federal regulations related to financial aid and other student support services; train, supervise and evaluate assigned staff; serve as custodian of records and ensure the timely, accurate and legal maintenance, storage, retrieval and release of all records associated with assignment.
To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:Until a couple of months ago, Darryl Cox had been the Director of Financial Aid.
There is one position assigned to direct financial aid operations, services and activities at each of SOCCCD’s two colleges. The responsibilities differ at each college. The Assistant Dean of Financial Aid and Student Support Services at Irvine Valley College is an academic administrative position. The incumbent also supervises the Veterans Program, Scholarship Program, the Outreach Program the Ambassadors Program, the Student Services Specialist at the Advanced Technology Education Park (ATEP), and other student support services as assigned. The Director of Financial Aid at Saddleback College is only responsible for financial aid and scholarship programs and is a classified management position that reports to a Dean….
One of our readers writes: "Well placed sources have indicated that a good friend of our illustrious VP Linda F from Cuesta College is the new heir apparent. She is not a Director, but happens to be a faculty member, so the job description has been changed so she can qualify. Be on the look out for a new hire by the name of Ornelas coming to your college soon. I offer this information so you know who to vote for if you happen to be on the hiring committee. This way you won't have to wait for Linda or Glenn to tell you."
I've done some checking. This looks to be more than a rumor.
6.8 SOCCCD: Classified Personnel Actions ….
Morley has been a remarkably unpopular Director of the IVC Foundation.